Show Me What Ya Know - Fairgrounds Buildings

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Show Me What Ya Know - Fairgrounds Buildings - Quiz

Fun Missouri State Fair Trivia for Facebook Fans


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    This building was called the "Palace of Agriculture" when it was built for $22,800 in 1903 and was intended to display farm products.  What is this building called now?
    • A. 

      Agriculture Building

    • B. 

      Mathewson Exhbiition Center

    • C. 

      Commercia Building

    • D. 

      Mo-Ag Theatre

  • 2. 
    In which building have four presidents spoken - William Howard Taft in 1911, Harry S. Truman in 1955, Ronald Reagan in 1984 and George W. Bush in 2004.
    • A. 

      Floriculture Building

    • B. 

      Coliseum

    • C. 

      Historic Administration Building

    • D. 

      Varied Industries Building

  • 3. 
    This building was built by the John Deere Plow Company in 1909 for the purpose of displaying farm equipment and wagons.  It was used for dog shows in the 20s and then changed to this current use and name in the 30s.
    • A. 

      Home Economics Building

    • B. 

      Fine Arts Building

    • C. 

      Agriculture Building

    • D. 

      Poultry/Rabbit Building

  • 4. 
    This building lacks symmetry and was not completed as planned because the money appropriated to build it in 1922 was inadequate.  A metal building supported by tapered posts was built on the west end of in the 60s to provide more space.
    • A. 

      Horse Barns

    • B. 

      Coliseum

    • C. 

      Cattle Barns

    • D. 

      Swine Pavilion

  • 5. 
    This building, originally comprised of a dormitory, a ballroom and a day nursery, has been used by the Missouri Department of Natural Resources since the 80s and also houses the Missouri State Fair Museum on the ground floor.
    • A. 

      Youth Building

    • B. 

      Womans Building

    • C. 

      Family Fun Center

    • D. 

      Historic Administration Building

  • 6. 
    Which cattle barn is the oldest on the fairgrounds and was built in 1904 to replace barns destroyed in a fire?
    • A. 

      Charolais Barn

    • B. 

      Hereford Barn

    • C. 

      Shorthorn Barn

    • D. 

      Guernsey Barn

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